FAMILY FARMING: A WAY OF LIFE

FAMILY FARMING: A WAY OF LIFE

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20 December 2013

Farming Matters | 29.4 | December 2013

The year of 2014 has been proclaimed by the UN as the International Year of Family Farming. As several articles in
this issue of Farming Matters point put, it makes a great deal of sense to strengthen family farming.

In contrast of to what many believe, family farming is not outside, but part of global economy. And young family farmers are discovering a future in agriculture by working with, rather than against, nature.

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FEATURES

Palau

The mother of our breath by Robert Bishop

Global

Africa

New think-tanks for family farming by Ariel Djomakon, Moubarakatou Tassou, Lucile Gentil

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Opinion: This is the moment by José Antonio Osaba, Lauro Lorenzo
Small-scale farmers, big change by Zakir Hussain, G.V. Ramanjaneyulu, G. Rajasekhar, N R Chandrashekhar
Learning from new peasants by Vincent Delobel